Category Archives: On The Water

NASA to livestream Supermoon total lunar eclipse

The supermoon total lunar eclipse, a rare astronomical event, will be visible to much of the world. And for those experiencing bad weather in parts of the U.S., NASA will live stream the supermoon eclipse….MORE Advertisements

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The Hotel Pool

You should be fired….

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111 Feet Up–Climbing the Main Mast of a Fully-Rigged Tall Ship … at 9 Knots

Here’s a video posted by Norway’s Stiftelsen Fullriggeren Sørlandet academy showing first-person view of a climb up the main mast of the world’s oldest full-rigged tall ship Sørlandet.…MORE

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The Worst Shipwreck in U.S. History is One You May Not Even Know About

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana as it travelled up the Mississippi River carrying Union soldiers just days after the end of the Civil War. Unbeknownst to many, the shipwreck was and … Continue reading

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5 years since the start of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster

When the Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling unit — owned by Transocean and drilling for BP — was rocked by a methane gas explosion on the night of April 20, 2010, it had already been dogged by a series of … Continue reading

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“PLEASE STOP DROWNING THE TURTLES” – Florida Fish & Wildlife

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida Fish and Wildlife officials want residents of the Sunshine State to stop trying to ‘save’ gopher tortoises by putting them in the water, because they can’t swim.  Experts say recent cases of people mistaking the creatures … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico – Pemex Explosion – 4 Dead – 45 Injured

The AERONET Aqua Satellite (above) clearly shows the ongoing fire at the Abkatun Permanente platform… But the AERONET Terra Satellite (below) indicates an additional explosion/fire just to the northeast that has since been Unreported by Pemex.

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